Environment


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Fume and odour management checklistNasty niffs, whether on a small or industrial scale, can impact on quality of life. As such, you need to ensure that your business isn't having a negative effect on your neighbours. Fume and odour management Do your ... Read more
07 Nov 2009
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Guidance note - environmental impact/risk assessmentsAn environmental impact assessment is a way of considering the potential environmental effects of a proposed activity or development. It's a very complicated process and is one that's usually complete... Read more
30 Oct 2009
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Water efficiency policy and procedureMany people seem to believe there is an endless supply of fresh clean water. However, a growing population and increasing levels of pollution are threatening the availability of water. Water restrictions are likel... Read more
20 Oct 2009
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Initial nuisance noise assessmentIf you have a noise problem, a full-blown noise assessment carried out by experts needn't be your first step. Before you do this, you should complete a basic assessment.Making an assessmentIf you've had a complaint abou... Read more
31 Aug 2009
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Nuisance noise reduction and control policy and procedureIf you can foresee that noise may create a nuisance, it's worth having a formal policy in place, which sets out what you will do to manage it. This will be a clear indicator that you've recognise... Read more
28 Aug 2009
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Best practice techniques for preventing oil pollutionWhen it comes to oil storage, things should never be left to chance; it's certainly the time to follow best practice techniques. This will minimise the likelihood of a spill in the first place, and ... Read more
24 Aug 2009
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Guidance note - oil separatorsIn accordance with Environment Agency guidance, oil separators (or interceptors) should be installed on surface water drainage systems where the potential exists for pollution such as oil, diesel and petrol to enter your... Read more
22 Aug 2009
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Register of hazardous waste consignment notesWhenever hazardous waste is taken from a site, a consignment note must be completed. A record of all consignment notes must be kept by the waste producer. Keeping recordsTo help keep your records up-to-dat... Read more
10 Aug 2009
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Policy
Environmental purchasing policyUsing our environmental purchasing policy will help you to fulfil your environmental responsibilities and influence your suppliers, so that you can justifiably claim that you are "greening the supply chain".What's covered?... Read more
13 Jun 2009
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Environmental management responsibilitiesMaking roles and responsibilities crystal clear to directors, managers and staff will help to minimise the risks of an environmental incident taking place. It will also help to ensure the success of any "green" ... Read more
04 May 2009
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